Two African migrants died of thirst and 80 were saved after they were stranded in the Niger desert while trying to reach Europe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday, in the second Sahara rescue drama in less than a month.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani condemned some Muslim countries efforts to establish ties with Israeli regime underlining that the result would not be unfavorable as Israel has always been hostile to Muslims.
Nigerien authorities said Sunday three police officers have been arrested after allegedly assaulting a demonstrator at a violent student protest this week that left one person dead and forced the closure of Niger's top university.
At least 76 people were killed in Tuesday's accidental Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp and more than 100 were wounded, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRC) said on Wednesday.
Dozens of militants with the Takfiri Boko Haram terrorist group have surrendered to Nigerien authorities, less than a week after Nigeria announced that its troops captured the group’s last key bastion in the country’s northeast.